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17 changes on the 17th

September 17th, 2010

I’ll only give you two keywords and a screenshot: mail, stability, and: Update: Seems this needed a little explanation: DSK-312247 (Lose the extra spyglass but keep a color corrected clear button around) It is a visual change for Mac only. WARNING: This is a development snapshot: It contains the latest changes, but may also have…

User Experiences: Evolving the blue “e”

September 17th, 2010

“IE9 started from the premise that the modern web will deliver HTML5 experiences that feel more like native applications than sites. Building on hardware-accelerated SVG, canvas, video, audio, and text, developers will use the power of the whole PC to achieve great performance. On the modern web, developers will use the same markup across different…

Google Chrome Extensions at School: Research and write papers

September 16th, 2010

Last week in the Official Google for Students blog, we highlighted extensions that help students stay connected with friends and family. Check out today’s Google Chrome Extensions at School for extensions that can help you research and write papers for any class. Posted by Koh Kim and Meredith Papp, Product Marketing

Opera ♥ UNIX ♥

September 16th, 2010

Another round of UNIX fixes have been integrated into Opera 10.70. Lots of love here, especially for those who select text to paste it with middle click. WARNING: This is a development snapshot: It contains the latest changes, but may also have severe known issues, including crashes and data loss situations. In fact, it may…

Drupal 7.0 Alpha 7 released

September 16th, 2010

Update: Drupal 7.0 Beta 1 is available now! Our last Drupal 7 alpha version was released about two months ago. Today, we’re proud to announce the release of the seventh (and hopefully final) alpha version of Drupal 7.x for your further testing and feedback. The first alpha announcement provided a comprehensive list of improvements made…

User Experiences: Site-Centric Browsing on Windows

September 16th, 2010

Dean shared earlier today that the IE9 beta is available for download at www.BeautyOfTheWeb.com! Through continuous releases of the IE9 platform preview we’ve shown how the platform uses the whole power of the PC to deliver HTML5 experiences that feel like Windows applications. Sites can create amazing experiences through hardware-accelerated SVG, canvas, video and audio…

Putting sites at the center of the browsing experience, using the whole PC: IE9 Beta Available for Download

September 15th, 2010

Our approach to building a faster web browsing platform, as seen in the Platform Previews, involves using everything the PC and its hardware have to offer. Before IE9, browsers used perhaps 10% of the PC’s capability. IE9 has shown the clear performance benefits with full hardware-acceleration of web pages. Our approach in designing a site-centric…

Tip: Just the text, please!

September 15th, 2010

Has this ever happened to you? You’re writing an email online and you try to copy some text from a webpage. But when you paste it in, you get all the original fonts, colors, and spacing. “Wait!” you say, “I just wanted the text!” This happened to us so many times while building Google Chrome…

Hello Bookmarks Bar in Opera

September 15th, 2010

In this build, we introduce the new Bookmarks Bar. It replaces the old personal bar which was located above the Tab Bar and is located below the Address Bar. How to enable the Bookmarks Bar: Open the O Menu Select “Toolbars” Check the check mark for “Bookmarks Bar” If you want the Bookmarks Bar to…

Firefox 4 Beta Gets a Couple of Quick Fixes

September 15th, 2010

Today we’re releasing an update to the Firefox 4 Beta to resolve two issues that have been causing problems for some of our testers: a stability issue on Windows, an issue with plugins on Mac OS X which made it difficult for users to type in some web pages, and showed white boxes over other…